[opencms-dev] Audio File Upload??

Christian Steinert christian_steinert at web.de
Sun Feb 1 10:55:34 CET 2009

I think that it's better to keep large resources outside of opencms. 
Otherwise you will blow up your database massively, especially if you 
plan to have many files.

The best way that I know is to keep media files outside of opencms and 
then create link objects in opencms to point to these external 
resources. The problem with this is that users need to upload the files 
elsewhere and then have to maintain the links manually which is 
cumbersome and error-prone. Yet sadly, this is the only way I know 
without developing custom extensions for opencms.

> Hello!
>  I have an issue that we need to find out about really soon. We are trying to upload an audio file (.asf) to our OpenCms program so that we can publish it to our department's web portal. 
> Can someone help me with this issue? Can OpenCms support and audio file?
> Thanks for your time!
> Georgia Audits made the following annotations on Thu Jan 29 2009 12:31:27
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